Mr Russell Bailey Bsc (Hons), Head of Mathematics, 3rd Assistant Housemaster, Pengelly
Date you joined the School
What do you do at Bethany?
Lead the Mathematics Department and assist with the boarding duties in Pengelly Boarding House.
What did you do before you came to Bethany?
I was 2nd in Mathematics at a school in St Albans.
What is your favourite novel and film and why?
The Count of Monte Cristo and The Shawshank Redemption. I guess I have an unexplored interest in prison breaks!
What is your favourite quotation?
“Shoot for the Moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars!” – Norman Vincent Peale.
What was your favourite subject at school and why?
History (other than Mathematics of course!). I always found it fascinating and could learn facts and dates easily.
What is your favourite colour and why?
Red. I have no idea why, just always has been.
If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you like to do?
Go back to university to study for a degree in Ancient History.